A brief overview of boat energy systems and how we settled on lithium batteries. [More] Deciding on Lithiums
Batteries & Charging Them
Having enough power on a boat is a combination of battery choice, monitoring, maintenance and charging.
Learn how not to have any amp-ogres aboard!
Troubleshooting refrigeration problems can be frustrating. Especially if you forget to check this. [More] Is the Fridge Failing? Or the Batteries?
If you’ve never done it, upgrading your battery bank can be confusing. Learn what you need to make the best choice for your boat. [More] How to Get the Battery Power You Need
Learn about the different types of boat batteries and figure out which ones are best for you! [More] Boat Battery Types 101
PowerMax chargers are solid chargers at an affordable “non-marine\” price. When I recently had a problem with ours, their customer service blew me away! [More] PowerMax: Customer Service Above and Beyond
Lithium batteries for your boat aren’t cheap, but are they the better choice? Why we chose lithium and how we like them. [More] Are Lithium Batteries the Better Choice?
Lithium batteries are a big upgrade on any boat. Are they worth the price? What advantages do they offer? Review and comparison to lead-acid batteries. [More] Lithium Boat Batteries
Knowing the amps in and out of your batteries is the first step to having plenty of power aboard. Installing a battery monitor is a fairly simple DIY project. [More] Monitoring Batteries
Listen in for our 4-step approach to having sufficient power for the things we want on our boat. [More] The Power Equation
Your refrigerator isn’t cooling and you’ve checked everything you can on it. Don’t give up — there’s another possibility! [More] Is It the Refrigerator — or Bad Batteries?